Movie Review: Let Me In

Here’s Justin’s take on Let Me In . Let Her in, Again Swedish vampires move to New Mexico Justin Senkbile It’d be safe to assume that fans of Swedish director Tomas Alfredson’s Let the Right One In have, at best, mixed emotions regarding the idea of a big, Halloween-season American remake. Good news: writer/director Matt […]

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Superheroine-ism

I figure I died sometime around 1:30 yesterday morning. As I suspected, going to a midnight movie on Thursday, writing a review and driving to Manhattan Kansas on Friday night, getting up at 5:30 am on Saturday and Sunday, before driving back to Omaha at 11:30 or so and watching my Bears get molested and […]

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Loop, there she is

Happy Friday, you delicate blog flowers. Programming note: We’re going to do that traditional Friday four-step: 2 regular posts, some box office haikus, and a late review (in this case, we’re gonna poke The Social Network ). I tell you this because it’s always good to plan. It’s also good to look at Emily Blunt. […]

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Going Green

The recession, as explained by Oliver Stone What better time than the tail-end of a recession for Oliver Stone to bring his inimitable money-grubber Gordon Gekko (Michael Douglas) back to the screen? In 1987’s original Wall Street, the trading wizard was our cartoonish symbol for the dark side of that era’s excess. Now, Gekko returns […]

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Don’t Edit Me Argentina

Brain wrinkle time. When is a review not a review? Answer: When dealing with “the complete” Metropolis. Director Fritz Lang’s 1927 dystopian epic, which birthed modern sci-fi cinema from its loins as assuredly as if we had ultrasonographic images of Blade Runner in its womb, was truncated to around 90 minutes after its original screening […]

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MurderBirds

Do you hate your child and never want it to sleep or enjoy nature? Then run out and show him or her The Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole , a photorealistic, 3D, animated film with a kiddie-flick plot and truckloads of bird murder. If your offspring is able to endure the initial […]

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